honest-to-goodness


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Adj.1.honest-to-goodness - (used informally especially for emphasis); "a real honest-to-god live cowboy"; "had us a high old time"; "went upriver to look at a sure-enough fish wheel"
echt, genuine - not fake or counterfeit; "a genuine Picasso"; "genuine leather"
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honest-to-goodness

adj (inf: = genuine) → echt; person, expressionwaschecht
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'Unfortunately, we cannot depend on Congress to undertake an honest-to-goodness Constitutional Reform.
'What we are seeking is an honest-to-goodness investigation for the sake not only of those who died but more so of their families,' she told reporters here on the sidelines of the launching of her 'Ahon Laylayan' coalition.
Jesulito Manalo asked the DOTr and LTFRB to submit a report to make an "honest-to-goodness" evaluation on the first-year implementation of the modernization program following the motion made by Catanduanes Rep.
Repeating his pitches during the 2016 campaign, Duterte said he told his audience to choose between a strong personality like him or a God-fearing candidate, who would hesitate to launch an honest-to-goodness drug war.
'We need a serious and honest-to-goodness crackdown on these erring establishments that are contributing to the water pollution in Boracay,' he said.
And in these strange times, perhaps an honest-to-goodness punk band is just what the kids need...
[USPRwire, Thu Dec 08 2016] National award winning actress Kangana Ranaut, who is known for her honest-to-goodness nature has spread her charm across the globe with her acting skills.
Voices on the line "got to travel inside honest-to-goodness enclosed wires the whole way, completely out of the weather, and they'd come out all creamy on the receiving end." With today's wireless calls, Brewster wrote, "your voice has to find its way through the air and bump into mosquitoes and hurricanes and such, and by the time it gets to your friends' phone it sounds as though it's coming from the bottom of a box of crackers.
THERE are six honest-to-goodness laughs in this comedy sequel - perhaps twice that if the sight of a toddler playing with a sex toy strikes you as funny.
BAD NEIGHBOUrS 2 THERE are six honest-to-goodness laughs in this comedy sequel - or twice that if the sight of a toddler playing with a sex toy strikes you as funny.
Highlights included a moving homage to the ultimate in alienation and persecution, Teenage Wildlife, and a bit of honest-to-goodness fun at the expense of one of his old acoustic numbers, Andy Warhol.